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9:50 am - Thursday December 18, 2014

Sushil, Amit, Vinesh clinch gold in different categories

Nigeria's Bibo competes with India's Kumar at the Men's Freestyle 74 kg Wrestling semi-final during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

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Glasgow: Sushil Kumar thrashed Qamar Abbas of  Pakistan in 107 secs to own the gold medal in men’s 74kg wrestling event of the Commonwealth Games here today. Earlier, two more gold medals came in a row for India from  the wrestlers.

Vinesh won the women’s 48kg FS category. In a hard fought  match, Vinesh managed to beat England’s Y Rattigan 11-8.

Another Indian Amit Kumar grabbed the gold medal in the  men’s FS 57kg. He beat Nigeria’s E Welson 6-2.  Kumar took the early lead and went up 4-0 before the  Nigerian got back 2 points. But the Indian was too quick, got another two points and clinched the gold medal.

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